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HEC Startup Team Valiant in Hult Finals Showdown
The HEC students’ startup ProTeen competed valiantly for the coveted Hult Prize Global Finals on Saturday as one of six student startups devoted to youth employment vying for what its sponsor called “the largest student competition on earth”. ProTeen was beaten to the top prize of $1 million seed fund by winners Rutopia, from Mexico.
PhD Alumni, Dr L. Mimoun receives the Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award
We are very proud to announce that Dr Laetitia Mimoun, has been chosen by the editorial team of European Journal of Marketing as a Highly Commended Award winner of the 2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the Marketing category. Laetitia Mimoun is today lecturer at Cass Business School.
Playful Leader, Serious Change
How many people today would describe their work as play? For most, work and play are opposites. For Frédéric Beziers, however, playfulness in the workplace is something to aspire to. “I would love to see more playful leaders in many organizations, each demonstrating a willingness to challenge and break some of the conventional codes of leadership.”
HEC Graduates Vie for Student ‘Nobel Prize’
For the second time in its 10-year history, HEC Paris acceded to the coveted Hult Prize Finals, a contest described by Muhammad Yunus as the “Nobel Prize for students”. After an epic semifinal at Berkhamsted Castle on August 31, the trio of HEC graduates reached the September 14 showdown thanks to their startup project ProTeen.
Welcome to the new PhD 2019 cohort
We are happy and proud to welcome our new 12 high potential PhD students to our campus (9 nationalities and all from top schools) who started their PhD journey last week. They were welcomed both by PhD fellow students, staff, professors and the HEC Foundation who is the main sponsor for PhD scholarships.
Unleashing the power of agility and diversity
After graduating with a Master in Economics, Renaud Prodel began his career in finance and auditing at Deloitte, where he had the opportunity to work with a wide range of companies such as Accor, Total and Peugeot, as well as many different types of people. After eight successful years, Renaud was ready for a new challenge and joined Robert Half International in Paris.
From jesuit priest to executive coach
Peter Collins has taken a winding career path from Jesuit priest to executive coach, but one element has remained constant: his willingness to embrace new challenges. Peter’s participation in the Executive Master in Coaching and Consulting program gave him the chance to further hone his flexible, situation-oriented approach to dealing with changing contexts.
Inspiring insights from a serial entrepreneur
With a background in engineering, an Executive Master’s in Consulting & Coaching for Change from HEC Paris and Said Business School, and a dream to make positive change in the world, Charles Bark is making waves in tech and healthcare. We talked to the Shanghai-based Founder/CEO of ChinPass and HiNounou about what he's learned as a business leader, change-maker and mentor.
From banking to international development to hec paris
Flor Healy is a committed life-long learner. A double-MBA degree holder, 10 years ago he undertook the Consulting & Coaching for Change program at HEC Paris, and has returned this year to complete an MSc in Finance. For him, constantly updating his skills is one of life’s safest investments in a rapidly changing world.